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different then what white parents have to teach their son. >> tonight a mother is making an example of police behavior she believes was way out of line. what happened to that young teenager. >> they had good reason to cough of the 13 year-old boy according to police, the description was vague but he matched a
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description. he said he learned never for example to put his hands in his pockets when in a store. >> guilt is what ava says evanston police assumed about her 13 year-old son who was riding his bike and yesterday when he noticed police cars balling him as he walked up the path to his house the soon-to-be eighth grader was surrounded. two police officers ran towards me and said put your hands up and they put me in handcuffs. he came out in protest asking what was wrong and by that time police presence had increase. >> there were like nine cops out there and i was thinking the whole time did they really need 9 c. for 113 year-old boy? >> everybody could see me, passing cars looking everywhere like who is this kid what's
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going on. >> they said they were looking for a burglar and she matched the description a black male then cargo shorts. police also told us they were searching for a suspect who was tall, he is only 56 they only let him go when the victim drove up and told police officers he was not the guy. they have filed a complaint and the handcuffing officer is not under investigation evanston police released the following statement: they didn't even want to discuss it and that's part of the problem. she hopes it will start a discussion about the
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tendency to profile. >> i have to teach my son different than what white people have to teach their sons and that's unfair. among black males always have to stay on their toes. >> police will be interviewing the officers involved in the rest. >> the death toll continues to rise a third person contracted legionnaires' disease has died. >> several new developments to report on this story tonight we have now confirmed 10 cases of legionnaires' disease three of those people have died and we now know the primary source of this outbreak at the marriott chicago hotel it was a fountain in the hotel lobby guess breathing in the mist from the fountain it was apparently
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contaminated with high levels of legionella bacteria, test results confirm that the hotel swimming pool, whirlpool in the locker room were all secondary sources meaning they to tested positive for the same species of bacteria those facilities remain closed. let me show you a video of the hotel lobby last night, the fountain was completely removed and the last 24 hours health officials say there is no longer a health threat at the j.w. marriott, 8500 people stayed at the hotel during august 15th-18th. officials are not releasing any information about who contracted the disease only to say that they are between the ages of 49- 82 years old and none of them are from the chicago area.
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several people we talked to said they had no idea that this was going on. >> probably they should have let us know. >> i think people were very concerned when the issue wind out but since then our customers especially with the understanding of the determination by the board of health we are seeing our customers returned and we're very pleased. >> now that we know the primary source was the fountain, the chicago health department continues to investigate the
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role of that water sanitation or perhaps the lack of proper water sanitation played in this outbreak but again they are saying that there are no ongoing health risks at the j.w. marriott. >> 17 years in prison for a murder he did not commit, today nash was wrongly convicted of murdering leon jobs during a south side home invasion during april 1995 he petitioned the court for a dna test from a ski mask that was worn at the time by the killer. he couldn't believe it when he heard the news. >> shocking, very shocking. been locked up for so long and it's been an uphill battle and and
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finally here now is cook county state's attorney in the alvarez says the dna was found on the ski mask but he has not been charged. >> defense and prosecution attorneys argued and closing arguments begin on tuesday. record high gas prices as families hit the road for the labor day weekend. the average price for a gallon of regular is up 9.4 percent over the last couple of months, in chicago the average cost for a gallon is $4.48 but this is not stopping people from pursuing their holiday plans.
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>> it's the end of this summer and what to do some fun things, i'm not going to change my plans rain or no rain. >> people also have to worry about drunk drivers, state officials announced today drive sober or get pulled over initiative police will perform nearly 200 roadside checks. what kind of weather can we expect this holiday weekend. tom skilling is in the weather center. and to those reins from isaacs' remnants are pressing northward into the states, they could make it up to the iaea corridor. we will have details on what the holiday weekend holds and we close the books tonight on one of the sunniest summers in 23 years and one of the warmest on record here. >> this man facing charges for
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impersonating a dentist. >> remembering the first man to ever walk on the moon.
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girl shot while walking home from school on chicago's west side raid as mayor emanuel announced a new crime-fighting strategy in several neighborhoods. >> federal government and in conversations with the department of justice has agreed to add resources fbi and the dea to the city of chicago. 50 more federal agents have been assigned to chicago to work with police as they target known gang leadersleaders. we are going to now be targeting them rather than waiting for them to commit a criminal act we will get them in conjunction with our federal partners. it's been a violent
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year in chicago but in an award for example after police saturated a high crime area the mayor says there has been a 44% drop in crime now police will move the so-called violence reduction strategy to the third, sixth and 10th districts. the dea is working with us on strike force which is really a conglomeration of virtually every federal enforcement agency that you could think of including the irs atf u.s. marshals and so on and we're going to target the individuals and the areas that are most problematic. >> at the very moment to denounce the new strategy underscoring the challenge ahead, 15 year-old girl suffers a serious gunshot wound on her way home from school at west garfield park, she is in stable condition but chicago's neighborhoods are anything but stable in this terrible season of violence. the mayor acknowledges that after a very
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bad month chicago police reporting that 55 people were killed and even with agents chicago police have their work cut out for them. >> he has been practicing dentistry for two years in chicago but he's not licensed and was now rested for impersonating a dentist he is also charged with unlawful possession of hypodermic syringes he was practicing dentistry out of the house and no. emerson performing root canals and much more, he went to dental school in mexico city but did not provide documentation he had another location and sought up to 30 patients a week he will appear in court next week. a reluctant american hero as his family coulson neil armstrong was laid to rest today, nasa colleagues gathered
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in cincinnati this morning to remember and celebrate the life of the first man on the moon he served as commander for apollo 11 is historic moon landing in 1969. in a public memorial is expected in the next two weeks in washington. officials are still looking for people not heard from since hurricane isaac struck earlier this week, six deaths are not reported and hundreds of thousands remained without electricity. the mississippi river flowed backwards for nearly 24 hours yesterday. the mayor of new wireless says it caused its fair share of problems. >> duration equal stress away her candid is a category one that stays around for a long time can stress the system. ship traffic is still
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limited. obama plans to visit the area on monday. mr. romney's officially kicks off the general election after giving his acceptance speech but did he get up stage by another act. how clint eastwood's interesting performance at the convention is lighting up the world of social media.
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trail today after officially accepting the republican presidential nomination last night today a quick campaign stop in florida before leaving romney telling supporters that he will need to win the sunshine state to win the presidency later in the day ronni took a detour from the campaign to visit hurricane battered new orleans. the governor has called and talked to us in the past several days over concern for the people of louisiana providing support and asking for updates on the situation down here. >> meanwhile president obama two years ago announced the end of combat operations he talked about his determination for american troops. he also touched on what could be a big campaign issue, defense cuts. there is no reason those cuts should happen
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folks in congress ought to come together and agree on a responsible plan that reduces the deficit and keeps our military strong. >> the president also focused on investors and military families. people still buzzing tonight about clint eastwood's appearance last night at the republican national convention the hollywood icon going on scripted pretending to address the president and an empty chair next to him. >> i am not going to shut up, it's my turn. i never thought it was a good idea for attorneys to be president anyway, i think it's maybe time what do you think, for a businessman. >> it's getting mixed reviews those at the convention laughed and seemed to avoidenjoyed it but
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people who watched it on tv called the strange. >> i have enjoyed him as an actor and director and i can still say that now because i don't think you'll be coming back for any new convention speeches. >> it's gotten quite a while response on social media. a twitter account for the empty chair has been created check out some of these pictures are posted throughout the day here is my favorite one clint eastwood the chair? and here's grampus simpson, old man yells at share. share. chair. and president
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barack obama official twitter page posted a photo of president barack obama is sitting in a chair and it's marked with a name plate saying the president with a caption this is taken. the democratic national convention taking place next week in charlotte. president obama and vice president biden will give their speeches in charlotte and north carolina. a champion of irish dance, just where did that fanciful work come from. lots of big-name chefs on hand tonight at charlie trotter's.
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findings are published in a journal. the study found similar results for women and changing the ambiance of a fast-food restaurant could affect the amount of food that people eat soft lighting and music caused people to have a more enjoyable experience. still ahead which may be dodging rain but tom skilling says this weekend will not be a complete washout. the full forecast coming up next. [♪...] >> i've been training all year for the big race in chicago, but i can only afford one trip. and i just found out my best
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the labor day weekend is going to bring us some rain. these are isaacs' remnants and we know part of the heat today was the product of that air and venting out at the top of the storm migrating away and what a day and was, humid as well. have you caught a view of the full moon. a beautiful shot their i'm afraid to 90 will be looking at a burst of gathering clouds which are fast approaching. they
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sense the canned and they have been pouring rain downstate today as we will show you any moment. a good change today between recent days as we added humidity to the 90 degree air. we get ready to close the book on august and a meteorological summer tonight. there has been damaged downstate that's not uncommon in tropical cyclones and there is aeven a little bit of lightning that tend to occur in the outer bands. the cloud masses pretty evident right there you figure this thing is packed all the way across the caribbean. the last of its tornado watches in the area south of us we have a big it
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pattern change coming and some of them like air for much of the nation's midsection here's where the rains have been heaviest today and some late arriving rain totals include downstate illinois a jacksonville has measured 174. it gives you a feel for the raid producing capability of the storm and it appears the downpours will be spreading across the area. a lot of clouds maybe even a bit of filtered sun but the showers will be scattered and then spreading north through the southern suburbs. an average of
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146 centered on the city according to our models but just south of us 3-8 in. may come down in central illinois. these are various computer model solutions on where it's going tracking basically slowly across the southern midwest. here's where it will be on sunday and on a labor day monday. it's taking its time and will be a feature of our weather through the labor day weekend. here you can see the storm tomorrow what and how it's bands comes really not in our direction then they slam into this high and it will be a sharp cut off the exact location of which will be interesting to fix. it will be a definite cut off. there will not be much rain. this is one model solution. another model brings
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more substantial rains up in our area we have average across 60 different forecasts in the last four days. forwii and the 11th consecutive above normal month that's something that has never happened in chicago weather history it's also been the sunniest summer in 24 years around here with 76 percent of our possible son see the cool air starting to take shape up north a chunk of that is going to come down later next week and that will be of course after the first week of september. far different than these ties that were in the 90s today including at the lakefront. 94 at lincoln park today. it will not be quite as warm tomorrow but this is the tropical system so this thing
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will be humid it will stay muggy nighttime temperatures probably will not get below 70 also in wind off of the lake. labor day the showers could thinned out and give us some dry hours scattered mostly in the afternoon. low temperatures 72 northeast winds at 5-14 many outdoor plans and we talk a lot about rain it will not be dry hours tomorrow. raids will be spreading up through the area and there could be some downpours. and 86 on labor day
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we think. the ready to roll back in the garage. >> in michigan man turns into a multi billionaire overnights, donald lawson is the winner of the $337 million power ball jackpot, he chose the cash option which gives him a lump sum of nearly $225 million. divine intervention for the big win. i do have to credit that.
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he says he quit his job as soon as he realized he had the winning tickets. it's the largest single jackpot win the michigan lottery has seen in its the third largest in the history of the power of all, congratulations. taking an irish dance form to a whole new level it local teenager dancing his way to becoming chicagos very own. a priceless jewels belonging to one of the characters on everybody loves raymond has been returned thanks to the kindness of a stranger.
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to stand out. he dances a traditional irish dance where the arms remain rigid but the feet are rapid-fire it's a movement made popular in the 90's with the show river dams and those who know him say he is the best of the best it takes a lot of strength and effort to get those sounds of loud and on time it doesn't use the upper body to do that. everything flows out of the seats. shy and front of our cameras but when he hits the dance floor he lights up and these moves have propelled him to the top he is a two-time world champion of irish dance. it's a good feeling to be able to have that title. >> he has taken irish dancing to the highest level and he still is staying the boy that he has
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always been. >> each one of the kids has competed in the traditional dance however it's peter who takes it quite seriously competing all over the world. the fact that he is holmes gold has allowed him the freedom to spend a lot of time practicing and perfecting his art. i think he's been to ireland for times and he's been to belgium in scotland. and scotland. he even danced on the conan o'brien show perhaps the reason he is so good at this is his dedication to the craft spending several hours a week training and that hard work and determination doesn't go unnoticed by fellow dancers he
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is such a hard worker and a lot of people look up to him. peter's coach of two years believes his work ethic is the secret to his success. >> he is determined and when you have that determination and always come back to something better you are going to improve. these past two years he has really stepped up a notch and i think it's coming from his heart. >> i am not trying to beat anybody, i just love dancing. >> i think he dances in his sleep. >> he has no plans of sitting still and his next move is to go back to the world competition and wind it all over again. >> coming up next, turning in his baby lamb chop for a sheepskin. get it? tonight his
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fond farewell. and a few big surprises as the bears make their final roster, rich king has the details. >> with hotwire's low prices i can afford to visit chicago for my first big race and l.a. for my best friend's wedding. because when hotels have unsold rooms, they use hotwire to fill them. so i got my hotels for half-price! >> men: ♪ h-o-t-w-i-r-e ♪ ♪ hotwire.com ♪
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break, closing up an iconic restaurant but not before famous friends, family and chefs celebrating a sold-out dinner today a true last meal, he has been in the business for nearly 25 years raising standards of fine dining now he is carving out a new path getting a master's degree in philosophy and he tells us to live out our dreams. pursued the dream and take a chance while you are a look beyond. then i missed a loan and that hits a haystack, if i had been a younger man i might have made it. >> fora look at our next seven
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days. it's going to be a little wet at times but it will not ring continuously and in fact to the morning may have some dry hours with rains starting in the morning and working northward to perhaps the i.e. the corridor. there you see the heaviest rains and they are moving in on the champagne area. there's a little jeopardy with bands of rain that go through. but you can see there is a lot more where that came from and these are the remnants of isaac. still 76 in chicago after a 92 degree high in chicago today. de 45 above 90. hillside here on the
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northwest side all had 90's. it's 74 now winds shifted off of the lake and we had a 710 degree drop. look at the scenes in the area feeding us our whether these are misery cameras here is once bill missouri pretty wet down there today. in fact up to 3 in. in some areas as you can see on this updated look. we are about 42 degrees cooler. eighties over the holiday weekend. again a lot of clouds tomorrow. it looks like we're
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getting a little closer to autumn. a woman who lost a giant diamond ring worth as much as $1 million and gets it back thanks to a total stranger. the woman who owns this ring happens to be an actress on the show everybody loves raymond another woman internees were shopping when they discovered it, they first thought it was fake until they saw a police alert the owner offered a $10,000 reward for the rank and sure enough they turned in. the white sox and tigers
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opportunities tonight it was a rough one to watch. not so much the white sox game but the way they lost. the game sure enough, detroit cashed in for the wind it was a rough game overall. cabrera simply crushed it for a two-nothing lead. the sox did come back in the third. a.j. adam starts a solo shot. seven- four was the final. the sox leave now over the tigers. the
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cubs have the first place giants in town and to run shot at 24th of the year and the cubs were on their way it will go off the wall also the score making it 5-nothing cubs win 6-4. it means lorenzo booker played in
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the last two seasons one year ago. but even if they cut him, they obviously like him of course we have a great chance to see what josh could do last year at the end of the year and he is capable i can still see him playing against the packers the fighting irish begin their season tomorrow. notre dame hitting the practice field. questions about ancestry. my great grandfather eugene kelly born and lived in ireland all his life so i'm pretty proud of that. she got wiped out in the
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sidelines but she was ok. 1410 is the game now in the fourth quarter. he carved out a 62. nfl
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has resumed talks with officials. there's only 2 game lead right now so they are in pretty good shape. >> that will do it for us tonight. have a great night.
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